Broward County

Child Accidentally Shoots Himself in Plantation: Police

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A 5-year-old was hospitalized Friday after police said he accidentally shot himself in a Plantation apartment complex.

Officers responded after 6:30 p.m. to an apartment on the third floor of the complex on Northwest 11th Street and 54th Avenue.

The child was taken to Broward Medical Center and was in stable condition, police said.

Further details were not available. Police haven't said who the gun belongs to or how he got his hands on it.

This is a developing story. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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